Check out exciting summer international internship opportunities and learn about program details and cost! Summer internships are offered in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Dublin, Madrid, New Zealand, Australia, and Santiago. All internships outside the United States are approved for the Global Study portion of the 2007 GE program.
Attend an information session to learn about program details, the application process, and get answers to your questions:
- 10/25/13: 10am, 11am, or 1pm for New Zealand, Australia, Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Santiago in the Center for Global Education at 576 N. Glassell
- Ongoing October through November: Register for an online webinar for Dublin and Madrid
Complete an Application:
Start your application on the Global Gateway! Summer 2014 applications are now open. Initial non-refundable deposits are due November 26th and applications are due December 10th. Students may be eligible for a tuition waiver for their participation in a summer international internship.
Why an International Internship?
International internships allow students to gain both cultural immersion and practical work experience, both extremely beneficial in today’s global marketplace. Studies show that students with proven job skills and related work experience gained from internships are valuable assets to employers on a resume and can even lead to a higher starting salary. Moreover, three of the top personal qualities employers seek are communication skills, leadership, and teamwork, all of which can be developed during an internship.
These summer international internships can increase your understanding of a chosen field, enhance your academic experience, expand your network, and provide you with a new perspective beyond the classroom. All programs are open to juniors and seniors in any major with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Requirements vary for each program, however students intern 7-10 weeks and earn 3-6 units which can fulfill the Global Study Portion of the 2007 Chapman Catalogue and later catalogs’ general education requirements.